Travel Blogs from Mesa Verde National Park, United States

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Mesa Verde, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde

A travel blog entry by natalie.j95

We only stopped for a short while at Mesa Verde but it was an interesting one! We got to see cliff dwellings from thousands of years ago and learn about the culture of the people, which was very interesting. Colorado is a beautiful ...

Ancestral Puebloan ruins anybody?, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Ancestral Puebloan ruins anybody?

A travel blog entry by adivine3

Pics and stories to follow.  Place where I realized part of what this trip was to be about for me. ...

Houses in the hills, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Houses in the hills

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... natives. An incredible feat of building with limited supplies in a tough area. The tour was fantastic as well. I hope the pictures do the park justice.    The lake pictures were taken on the way in, where we stopped off for an hour. It was much ...

Mesa Verde, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow

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... the long drive to Mesa Verde. We made our lunch at Pagosa Springs before setting off again on our drive. We arrived at Mesa Verde National Park at about 7.00pm. The views of the park as we travelled up the mountains were very spectactular. The lodge was ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park

A travel blog entry by loupsvoyagent

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Mesa Verde (la table verte) est un site du patrimoine mondial Unesco (pour la list des sites par pays, visitez http://whc.unesco.org/fr/list/ - c'est en fonction de ces sites que nous avons fait notre trajet en Europe). Il s'agit du plus ...

Life on the Edge, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Life on the Edge

A travel blog entry by smonty1

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... and head on to Cortez, Colorado.  Once in Cortez we took a brief stop for lunch and then immediately went to Mesa Verde National Park. This slightly lesser known park first caught my attention when I was taking a U.S. History course in high school, ...

On the Res - Mesa Verde and Monument Valley, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

On the Res - Mesa Verde and Monument Valley

A travel blog entry by jwmoles

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... dwelling that requires an adventurous little hike down into the side of the cliff.  Nice park, and the only national park devoted to man-made structures.  On the way to the Grand Canyon from Mesa Verde, I passed through Monument ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park

A travel blog entry by ellenwillow

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Once we had breakfast we set out to "discover" the wonders of the National Park. Mesa Verde is an ancient Pueblo Indian site in the mountains and is over 7000ft above sea level. The views of the canyons are spectacular. Our first activity was a guided ...

Mesa Verde, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde

A travel blog entry by martin_reto

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Mesa Verde........... Wir sind hoch und runter geklettert und hatten viel Spass in dem National Park. Am Abend sind die Tiere bis zu unserem Balkon gekommen und die Landschaft war oder besser gesagt ist toll. Am Abend hat sich das Wetter meist ...

Mesa Verde, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde

A travel blog entry by kellyjohn

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On our way from Moab to Durango, CO, we stopped at Mesa Verde, famous for its cliff dwellings built by the ancestral Puebloans.  We had time for a brief hike to Spruce Tree House, a talk with a park ranger, and a drive that led us to overlooks for ...

A Palace in the Cliffs, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

A Palace in the Cliffs

A travel blog entry by katta7

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... playing pool with some Colorado kids while we do the laundry. We also met a family from Cowan - it's a small world. Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado combines fun with the most significant archaeological site in the US. It was occupied from 1 AD ...

Mountainside living at it's best!, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mountainside living at it's best!

A travel blog entry by dhjv62a

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Mesa Verde was where southwestern Indian tribes lived around 1200 AD.  They moved somewhere around 1275 AD leaving the Mesa Verde area. We had to climb a 30 foot ladder to get to the Balcony House, built and lived in on the edge of Mesa Verde.  ...

Jawdropping Cliff Dwellings, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Jawdropping Cliff Dwellings

A travel blog entry by thetraveller88

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... smart shops and SUVs galore. The whole raison d'etre for this overstuffed day was to visit the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park. My first knowledge of the existence of dwellings dating back almost 2 millenia in the continental U.S. was in ...

Beyond the clouds in Mesa Verde, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Beyond the clouds in Mesa Verde

A travel blog entry by traceourtracks

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... with the weather up until now, so we couldn't really complain when the morning of the day we had set aside to explore Mesa Verde National Park there was torrential rain and you couldn't see a foot ahead of the car thanks to the fog in the mountains! ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park

A travel blog entry by toadsaga

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Dernière étape de mon voyage, Mesa Verde; dans l'extrême sud-ouest du Colorado, le plateau de Mesa Verde, qui atteint plus de 2 600 m d'altitude, abrite une énorme concentration 'habitats indiens ancestraux dans des « pueblos » construits du VIe au ...

Trailing the Ancients:MesaVerde & Canyon de Chelly, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Trailing the Ancients:MesaVerde & Canyon de Chelly

A travel blog entry by explorerjones

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... ; working together to make a place in the world.         Highlights from Mesa Verde:  driving the RV up the Mesa, visiting Cliff Palace-it ...

Archaeology rather than geology, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Archaeology rather than geology

A travel blog entry by carolandowen

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Stayed at Cortez, Colorado to visit the famous Indian cave dwellings at Mesa Verde. Another day - another State and another National Park - luckily the US government are promoting the great outdoors to their population and we managed to get free entry. ...

On the road again..., Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by julieloinloin

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... nouveaux paysages plutot que de repasser par l’Utah. Mais dans contexte, que pensez-vous qu’il soit arrive? "Ah…Mesa Verde National Park est juste ici, on devrait aller faire un tour!" Et comme j’y etais déjà alle, je savais que ...

Cliff Dwellings and Bushes that Growl, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Cliff Dwellings and Bushes that Growl

A travel blog entry by ambs55

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From Largo Canyon we headed North to Mesa Verde, home of what are probably America's most famous cliff dwellings. We learned that they were probably built by the descendants of the people who built the dwellings we had seen in Arizona, forced ...

3rd stop, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

3rd stop

A travel blog entry by 2mareti

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... was a stop wher we went just for the day, at night we headed for Aspen, but we ended up in Silverton(next entry) Mesa Verde National Park was beautiful place where we saw how the natives use to liv e. They had theirt houses cut into the rocks, see the ...

Prvni narodni park USA zalozeny na dile cloveka, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Prvni narodni park USA zalozeny na dile cloveka

A travel blog entry by jaromir_mazak

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Mesa Verde - fascinujici stavby indianske civilizace, ktera to tu kolem roku 1300 zabalila a odesla asi za lepsim pocasim. Toto misto si take navzdy zapamatujeme jako misto, kde jsme se snazili udelat steaky na grilu na jedno pouziti. ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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On July 12th, I drove 196 miles to Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. I took a ranger tour of Spruce Tree and Long House settlements...former home of the Pueblo people for 700 years from the year 6oo to 1300 AD. ...

Ruins and a Long Drive, Aztec Ruins National Monument, United States travel blog

Ruins and a Long Drive

A travel blog entry by jacobsims

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Today, we went to Aztec National Monument.  Guess what?  I got another Junior Ranger badge. The ruins were great.  We went in some of the buildings and a Kiva.  Some of the buildings still had roofs on from the 1200s.  There was a ...

Colorado! Exploring Mesa Verde's cliff dwellings, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Colorado! Exploring Mesa Verde's cliff dwellings

A travel blog entry by ngolgowski

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... like the middle of the mountain, we parked, climbing as tourists down a path and in view of the largest portion of Mesa Verde's cliff dwellings, which the discoverers named, "Cliff Palace."  MOST awesomely**, our guide lead us down directly to the ...

Deep deep snow!, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Deep deep snow!

A travel blog entry by katie_garnham

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We were up and ready first!!!! Coffee and time to relax before the next 5 hour drive to Mesa Verde which is still in Colorado.... and it's deep deep snow.... so much so the chains had to be fitted to the van..... if I've mentioned it's cold before I ...

Ridgway - Mesa Verde, CO, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Ridgway - Mesa Verde, CO

A travel blog entry by globehunters

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... They both were excited to earn their badges - which is becoming a cornerstone of the National Park visits. Day 2 at Mesa Verde National Park. Unlike all the other days, the day started off quite cool.  We participated in another ranger-led ...

Puebloan Cliff Dwellings, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Puebloan Cliff Dwellings

A travel blog entry by musictechqueen

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Mesa Verde National Park is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. Created in 1906 to protect some of the best-preserved cliff dwellings (structures built within caves and under outcropping in ...

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... bee-line it home and be back in New Jersey before the weekend. I’ll keep you updated. Anyway, after we reached Mesa Verde National Park we registered for a campsite (which is really lovely) and set out to explore the park. Mesa Verde is different ...

Van Dwellers meet Cliff Dwellers, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Van Dwellers meet Cliff Dwellers

A travel blog entry by ruthandpierce

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Mesa Verde - several large plateaus into whom's sides ancients built dwellings.  We passed through 5 National Park / Recreation areas in one Day - hiking in two and arriving at Mesa Verde. Escalante / Grande Staircase Capitol Reef ...

Exploring the Park, Mesa Verde National Park, United States travel blog

Exploring the Park

A travel blog entry by h.o.t.

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... it was time to drive around the corner for a picnic lunch and the kids completed their Junior Ranger books. This was clearly a park where the Rangers showed little to no interest in the work that the kids completed. He simply flipped through the pages ...

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